At the start of next year, the Erie County Legislature will change to an elected Republican caucus majority, the first time in more than 30 years. The new leadership sees this as a chance to advocate its priorities and bring more resources to the aging infrastructure across the region.
The current school year hasn't reached its halfway point yet, but the East Aurora School Board has already started discussing budget ideas for 2014-2015.
The Elma Town Board increased the demolition bond for NYSEG and its 300-foot microwave tower on Stolle Road, noting the previous approved amount was a mistake.
The Iroquois High School Student Government attended the New York State Council on Leadership and Student Activities (NYS CLSA) State Conference last month, held at the Buffalo Convention Center.
Four months into the job, Holland Superintendent Cathy Fabiatos is working to continue building on communication with her staff and district residents. Changes in education standards and a need to build upon Holland's instructional goals during tough educational times are making that one of her primary agendas for the district.
When Anne Marie Biron, wife of former Buffalo Sabre Martin Biron, moved back to the area a year and a half ago, she wanted to settle down.
Ben Kutina has an affinity for the English author and humorist P. G. Wodehouse. The language, descriptions, settings and fun plots are something he and his family have grown to love over the years.
The members of the Iroquois Chiefs varsity basketball team started its season last week with the Greg D. Martin Tipoff Tournament. The Chiefs defeated Orchard Park 54-40 on Thursday, Dec. 5 and Kenmore East 66-38 on Saturday, Dec. 7 to take the tournament title.